Last year’s BikeFest, comprised of 70 events over 10 days, was the record holder until now. This year’s celebration is even larger at 80+ events over 15 days! Check out the full BikeFest calendar HERE.
Harmarville Hilly B-/2/25+ NE
Wed, August 15, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Harmarville – Target parking lot near Primanti’s (At Freeport Road & Rt 910)
Ride Leader: Jim Logan 412-580-8575 firstname.lastname@example.org We generally ride variations of the same route of 20 or 25 miles, which are largely pleasant roads with a variety of hills. I’ve posted at B-, which means we welcome people that aspire to ride club B rides. NOTE THE ROUTE IS HILLY. The ride regroups at the top of hills. We’ll adapt the ride to who shows up. Abreviation to 10 miles is possible if you want to bail. As appropriate, we may break into 2 groups. We start with 20 miles early in the season, and progress to 25 miles or more. We is generally at like Mike Zizan and me. Dinner afterwards at Primantis is an option a few times during the season. for more information on ride types, click here
ACA Wednesday Crits
Wed, August 15, 6pm – 8pm
Bud Harris Cycling Track (401 Washington Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15206)
Part of the ACA Summer Criterium Series hosted at Bud Harris Cycling Park and sponsored by the Allegheny Cycling Association. The race begins at 6:15 promptly and all riders must pay a $10 entrance fee that covers the USCF and City of Pittsburgh surcharge. The criterium covers the catagories of USCF 1-2-3 (Class A), 3-4 (Class B) Race and all winners will receive a cash prize. For any additional information please click here
Wed, August 15, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Frick Park parking lot near the clay tennis courts on Braddock Ave. (850 S. Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15221)
Single Track Mtn Biking. Skilled Riders. Join us for some single track fun in Frick Park followed by social time at D’s after the ride. (8:15pm-ish). On the trail there will be rocks, there will be roots, there may even be a stream crossing. There will be smiles. Mtn bikes are a must. Intermediate to advanced riders welcome. Ride starts at 6:30pm. Email Seth at seth314 at gmail dot com with questions. The ride is free, but D’s surely won’t be, so bring some bling. Free ride = no insurance. Ride within your means. Contact Seth Gernot at email@example.com for more information. Rain cancels. Ride with a helmet if you like to keep your skull intact.
Major Taylor Cycling Club @ The OTB
Wed, August 15, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
OTB Bicycle Cafe, 2518 E Carson St · Pittsburgh 15203
Come ride with the Pittsburgh Major Taylor Cycling Club on a casual paced city tour. We stay together and take on some hills. This ride will be a weekly, no drop ride around the city (12-18 miles distance) at a recovery pace, (12- 15 mph on the flats). After the ride, some of the eats are discounted by the OTB. Discounted after ride food for riders. http://www.pmtcc.org
Bike the Green Boulevard
Wed, August 15, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
At the intersection of 11th Street and the Allegheny Riverfront Trail
All levels, will be some street riding. Bike the Green Boulevard! The City of Pittsburgh, the URA, Riverlife, and the Allegheny Valley Railroad are celebrating BikeFest by hosting a bike ride of the proposed Allegheny Riverfront Green Boulevard. The Green Boulevard is a planning process aiming to transform the existing freight rail line along the Allegheny River into a green, multimodal boulevard providing new transportation options and riverfront connections throughout this incredibly important corridor. This ride will talk about the elements of the plan while getting as close to the freight line as is legally and logistically possible on a bicycle. Come envision the future of the Allegheny Riverfront! After party will be hosted by Bar Marco. More info on the Green Boulevard: Green Boulevard website
Contact Lena Andrews at Lena.Andrews@gmail.com for more information.
Bike-in-Movie: American Flyers
Wed, August 15, 9pm – 11pm
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Fifth Ave and Shady Ave
Pittsburgh Filmmakers presents “American Flyers” on the lawn of the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. This is a free movie screening open to anyone. Sports physician Marcus persuades his unstable brother David to come with him and train for a bicycle race across the Rocky Mountains. He doesn’t tell him that he has a cerebral tumor. While David powerfully heads for the victory, Marcus has to realize that the contest is now beyond his capabilities. Movie will start when it gets dark. In case of rain, the movie will move under the huge tent. Contact Laura Jean Kahl for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
Not a member of BikePGH? Join today! We need you to add your voice! Bike Pittsburgh works to protect cyclist’s rights and promote the vision of making Pittsburgh a safer and more enjoyable place to live and to ride. For more info, check out: www.bike-pgh.org/membership
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